Surfrider España -Biphase corporativa 11/05/2023

Organized by Barcelona Surfrider

Date & hour

Friday 05/12/2023


Passeig de Gràcia, 08007, Dreta de l'Eixample, Barcelona, Catalunya, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

701Tobacco products with filters

272Food packaging

171Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

88Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

31Plastic bags and pieces

18Plastic bottle caps


12Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm


10Lollipop sticks


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants20
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleaned500-1000m
Number of bags filled8
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:40
Do you visit this place often?
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?
In your opinion, has the beach been cleaned (presence of beach cleaning machine tracks or beach cleaned regularly) over the two weeks preceding the clean-up?No lo sé
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?No
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?No
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?No
Are you aware of any event in the area that could cause a higher presence of litter (community or private parties, unusual weather conditions, beach parties, etc.)?No
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNo
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- Near a major shipping area
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Actividad de pesca, Actividades portuarias, Actividades náuticas
Please specifypesca
Please specifyferrys, vela, yates
Please specifykayac, motos de agua, paddle surf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Tobacco products with filters701
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm171
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags31
Sandals / shoes1
Picnic dishes: plates2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)8
Plastic cups, including lid2
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)272
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs88
Sanitary: Mask2
Lollipop sticks10
Cigarette lighters1
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps18
Inflatable balloons1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)8
Glass bottles2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up